Linda H. Joseph, Esq.
Joseph, Linda H. Esq.
Linda H. Joseph

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Litigation, Trademark and Franchise Litigation
  • Class Action Defense in Employment Law Matters
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Employment Discrimination Litigation
  • Administrative and Federal Court Litigation
  • Labor Law
  • Employee Health and Benefits Law and Advice

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of New York

Honors

  • Upstate New York Super Lawyer, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Magazine (2018)
  • Outstanding Women in Business Award, Business First (2006)
  • Women Who Mean Business Award (2006)
  • Who’s Who in Law, Business First (2004 and 2006)
  • ATHENA Award, Western New York Recipient, Buffalo Niagara Partnership (1998)

Biography

Ms. Joseph is a founding partner in the law firm of Schröder, Joseph & Associates, LLP. Ms. Joseph has been providing employment and labor services, as well as complex litigation services to private and public sector clients for over thirty-six years. Her practice includes representation of clients in employment class actions and she has provided these services not only in Western New York but also in the Southern District of New York as well as in other States where she has acted as lead counsel pursuant to pro hac admission to these courts. Ms. Joseph also represents clients in the areas of discrimination, harassment and other employment litigation, including enforcement of non-compete and confidentiality agreements and handles commercial and business litigation. Ms. Joseph is also trained and qualified as a FINRA arbitrator.

Ms. Joseph has also provided pro bono services to organize and create not-for-profit corporations and foundations and has assisted these organizations in grant administration.

Education

  • State University of New York, Buffalo School of Law, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D. - 1975
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Graduated in the Top Ten Percent
  • Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 00/1970

Classes & Seminars

  • Former Adjunct Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo Law School

In the Community

  • Post-Chair, Western New York League of Conservation Voters
  • Womens Tap Fund, Board of Directors, Member
  • Current Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Committee of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms
  • Former Co-Chair of the New Member Committee of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms
  • Former Chair, Western New York League of Conservation Voters
  • Former Board Member, Women’s Tap Fund
  • Former Springville Griffith Community Education Foundation, Secretary and Board Member
  • Former Niagara Health Quality Coalition, Treasurer and Board Member

Prior AFFiliations

  • Kavinoky & Cook, 1975 to 1976
  • United States Security & Exchange Commission, 1976 to 1978
  • United States Federal Trade Commission, Special Assistant to General Counsel, 1978 to 1981
  • Moot & Sprague, 1981 to 1986
  • Jaeckle, Fleischmann & Mugel, 1986 to 1996
  • Buchanan Ingersoll, Professional Corporation, 1996 to 2001
  • Town Attorney, Town of Concord
  • Town Attorney, Town of Sardinia

Professional Associations

  • Western New York League of Conservation Voters, Chair
  • Western New York Women's TAP Fund, Member, Steering Committee
  • Women's Bar Association of Western New York, Past-Chair, Committee on Judicial Candidate Review
  • Erie County Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar, Member
  • Women's Bar Association of the State of New York, Member